Tracing the Famous Delhi to Rajasthan Road Trip Trajectories

Lofty forts, scintillating sceneries and impalpable cultural riches, Rajasthan is a synonym of excellence on the travel map of India

Undoubtedly, its pleasures are unparalleled and probably the most vibrant on any luxury tour to India. And, just the thought of being surrounded by the dun-coloured marvels of this state fills the heart with glee. So, imagine the extremity of its pleasures on a road trip with your loved ones. Brings an instant smile to your face, doesn’t it? So, why deprive yourself of its charms? Plan your Delhi to Rajasthan road trip now! Don’t know where to start? Here is everything you need.

RANGING THE RUGGED ROADS OF INDIA- TOP DELHI TO RAJASTHAN ROAD TRIPS

DELHI TO RAJASTHAN ADVENTURE - 11 DAYS

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Delhi-Agra-Jaipur-Jodhpur-Udaipur

10 Nights- 11 Days

Total distance: 1059 km

Highlights:

  1. Live in the urban capital while breathing in history. Furthermore, deck your travel journals with the splendid Mughal architecture and be stunned by the treasure trove of India’s capital Delhi.
  2. Give full throttle to your vehicles and your adrenaline on Yamuna Expressway. Not, every day you get the chance of driving through the beguiling boulevards of India on a Delhi to Rajasthan adventure, right?
  3. Add a dash of royalty to your travel appetite at the Mughal capital of the past Agra in Uttar Pradesh. Furthermore, etch into your memory the sight of local bazaars and the bedazzling Taj Mahal.
  4. Honey-hued forts and palaces, authentic culture and unlimited shopper’s stop, enjoy the charms of the pink city Rajasthan.
  5. Mesmerize your soul at the blue city Jodhpur. Moreover, relive the medieval times while you enjoy the best of forts and palaces in Rajasthan.
  6. Enjoy exploring the tantalizing sceneries of Udaipur. Come witness the water element in abundance while you adorn the manifestations of absolute craftsmanship here.

RAJASTHAN ADVENTURE - 15 DAYS

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Delhi-Agra-Jaipur-Bikaner-Jodhpur-Jaisalmer-Udaipur

14 Nights- 15 Days

Total distance: 1913 km

Highlights:

 

  1. Surrender to the impalpable treasures of the past and the present in New Delhi. Furthermore, gorge on to local food, pay ode to the martyrs and just enjoy the quirky vibe of this urban paradise.
  2. Get yourself history high at one of the amazing travel places in India. Also, give into the aura of this age-old capital while you discover the secrets of the very beloved Taj.
  3. Revel in the change in topography while you travel through National Highway 11 via the twin tunnel- Ghat ki Guni on your Rajasthan Adventure.
  4. Go on a palace hunt in the capital of Rajasthan. Furthermore, rejoice in the pink hues that will take over your eyes and heart simultaneously.
  5. See the stars of Bikaner at their absolute best. Undoubtedly, architectural finesse is in abundance here.
  6. Bathe in the richness of Jodhpur and bleed blue amidst the most pristine palaces of Rajasthan.
  7. Let the sand dunes narrate the stories of Rajasthan’s rich culture through its honey-hued sandstone camouflage. Furthermore, enjoy the richness of Jain temples in Jaisalmer.
  8. Rejoice to the love that is in the air at “the Venice of the East”. Unquestionably, there is no better way to solidify the success of your road trip across Rajasthan.

GOLDEN TRIANGLE WITH WILDLIFE - 8 DAYS

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New Delhi-Mandawa-Jaipur-Ranthambore-Agra-New Delhi

7 Nights – 8 Days

Total distance: 1088 km

Highlights:

  1. Give a shout out to the mother of all food places in India.  Undoubtedly, New Delhi will come to you as an enigma. So, try unveiling all its secrets on your Delhi to Rajasthan road trip.
  2. Carve travel memories with the best things do in Jaipur. Enjoy your time lurking around palaces, temples, and textiles houses. Furthermore, do this and much more whilst listening to the best traditional folk music.
  3. Give your inner green panther a high five in thicks of the monochromatic jungles of Sawai Madhopur. Furthermore, add some extra brownie points to your name on this golden triangle with a wildlife road trip, you will come across the striped beast of the country.
  4. Live in your own Bollywood blockbuster at the most serene and uniquely bewildering town of Mandawa.
  5. Encounter the living testimony of love that has broken the barrages of time. So, let love guide you to its treasures on a Taj Mahal trip and turn you into a true patron of Agra.

PUSHKAR FAIR TOUR - 9 DAYS

 
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Delhi-Agra-Jaipur-Pushkar-Delhi

8 Nights- 9 Days

Total distance: 1034 km

Highlights:

  1. Get baffled by the abundance of urban charm in Delhi. And, rekindle with the past by digging deeper into history with World Heritage Sites in India.
  2. Witness the 7th wonder of the world. Also, take notes on loyalty, food, love and architecture at the top places to visit in Agra.
  3. Enjoy the change in topography and architecture as you land in the city of palaces, Jaipur.  Furthermore, absorb its culture while munching on some Rajasthani delicacies at Chokhi Dhani.
  4. Celebrate the simple pleasures of life at Pushkar Camel Fair 2019. And if you happen to reach here otherwise, do enjoy the rich culture of this plush estate.
  5. Bask in the unparalleled pleasures of riding a camel in the desert while clicking some stunning shots on Pushkar Camel Fair tour.

RURAL RAJASTHAN ROAD TRIP - 13 days

 
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Delhi- Mandawa-Bikaner Desert Camp-Jaisalmer-Bishnoi Village-Chandelao Garh -Bera-Udaipur-Jaipur-Rusirani-Agra

14 Nights – 13 days 

Total distance: 2140 kms

Highlights:

  1. Experience the urban chaos of India at its most promising shopping hub, Delhi.
  2. Learn the stories of the past wrapped in heritage from the famous frescoes at the World’s largest open art gallery, Mandawa.
  3. Starry sky, infinite desert and a lifestyle that’s extreme to its bit, experience luxury bundled with joy at Bikaner Desert Camps.
  4. Turn your heart red and you vision gold at the Golden city of India, Jaisalmer. Cultural facets, handcrafted tokens and humble smiles coming right your way.
  5. Takeaway a lifestyle that’s in coherence with nature at Bishnoi Village. Turn into a potter, weaver, shepherd or for that matter a farmer for a day. 
  6. Learn a local art form at a community centre in Chandelao Garh. Take some crazy memories and give back to the community by indulging in all the activities they offer.
  7. Give a high five to your inner wildlife enthusiast at the leopard spotting capital of the world
  8. Take opulence a notch up at the ivory paradise on earth. Float on Udaipur’s array of lakes or take a bicycle ride through its rugged boulevards. Either way a white avalanche is coming at you. 
  9. Paint your itinerary in pink at the capital of Rajasthan Jaipur. Hop from palace to palace and take an elephant ride to the mighty Amer to get an eyeshot of this beauty. 
  10. Come full circle with the gifts of India by witnessing the very mystic Taj Mahal. Go on and about this beauty and add Agra Fort to your places to visit in Agra list as well!

THE GOLDEN TRIANGLE INDIA - 8 DAYS

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Delhi-Agra-Fatehpur Sikri-Jaipur-Delhi

7 Nights- 8 Days

Total distance: 727 km

Highlights:

  1. Savour in the nostalgia of the medieval times at the most promising destination of India. Moreover, make Delhi your muse for food, shopping and much more.
  2. Take back a token of love from India’s most revered World Heritage Site. Come, live and breathe in the city of love while enjoying the treasure trove of this age-old capital on your Golden Triangle India trip.
  3. Pay homage to the arena of fortitude that has its name written in gold in Mughal history. Undoubtedly, this fort-palace-complex is the best place to experience the pinnacle of Mughal architecture.
  4. Caress your history loving soul at the very royal Jaipur. Also, pamper your inner royalty with whimsical food, shopping centres, palaces and more.

DELHI TO UDAIPUR - 8 DAYS

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Delhi-Jaipur-Ajmer-Jodhpur-Udaipur

7 Nights- 8 Days

Total distance: 887 km

Highlights:

  1. Etch into your travel memorabilia the tales of the urban cultural hub Delhi. Explore the city and its corners to shop, learn and go back in time.
  2. Paint your heart pink at the capital of Rajasthan. Find your excitement buttons in a city whose skyline and groundline is defined by forts and palaces of Rajasthan.
  3. Change the narrative of Rajasthan in the islamic pilgrimage city Ajmer. Explore some tasteful Mughal structures along with many hindu and Jain temples.
  4. Let the mighty Mehrangarh bedazzle your soul in the blue city of Rajasthan. Find out the hidden treasures of this ancient city while moving in and around Jodhpur.
  5. Let the epitome of bliss Udaipur bring your heart at ease. Explore everything that surrounds the beauty of Lake Pichola.

The Opulent Delhi to Rajasthan Road Trip

DELHI

Delhi

Delhi is the capital of India that flaunts the colossal diversity that is deeply embedded in the country’s roots. Moreover, with sumptuous food joints, shopping spots, never-ending cultural frescos and strangely attractive chaos, Delhi is that tangy flavour of India that leaves you craving for more.

The city has a unique charm that attracts people from all over the world. Call it the magnetism of Mughal edifices or the charisma of mod cafes, Delhi remains one of the top places to visit in India on any Rajasthan road trip.

Top places to visit in Delhi:

  1. Red Fort
  2. Chandni Chowk
  3. Qutub Minar
  4. Connaught Place
  5. Akshardham Temple

AGRA

Agra

Agra is the kaleidoscope with unique patterns of history showcasing the best of Mughal Era. Moroever, The city possesses much-celebrated wonders of that ancient time, opening windows for all the history fanatics to travel back in time.

Furthermore, the city lives and breathes under the patronage of the Taj Mahal. However, it is actually the people and lifestyle that portray the real vibe of this charming city on the Delhi to Rajasthan road trip.

Top places to visit in Agra:

  1. Agra Fort
  2. Taj Mahal
  3. Tomb of Akbar
  4. Tomb of Itimad-Ud-Daulah
  5. Fatehpur Sikri

JAIPUR

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When it’s about Rajasthan, it has to be about Jaipur too. Why? Well, it is the capital of this royal estate, what else do you expect?

Laden with palaces and forts, this pink city of India reminisces about the glorious rule of Rajputana in India.

A city of the present that lives in the past is the best way of describing Jaipur in a nutshell. Moreover, its vibe reminds you of the yesteryears that danced to the victories of its rulers.

Top places to visit in Jaipur:

  1. Amber Fort
  2. Hawa Mahal
  3. City Palace
  4. Chokhi Dhani
  5. Nahargarh Fort

UDAIPUR

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Udaipur is a romantic destination that fills you with a plethora of emotions. Furthermore, its top-notch palaces, serenely beautiful lakes and much plush cycle tour culture invite wanderer hearts to bloom in the patronage of its deity.

 Top places to visit in Udaipur:

  1. City Palace
  2. Lake Pichola
  3. Fateh Sagar Lake
  4. Saheliyon-Ki-Bari
  5. Jagdish Temple

BIKANER

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Do you have a knack for architecture? Then, Bikaner is a destination you should surely add on your Delhi to Rajasthan road trip. Besides being a spectacle for every eye, Bikaner is also famous for its relevance and sacredness in Hindu mythology. And, it can accord you some tribal pleasures too!

Still, not enough to get you excited? Then we are sure the fact that it is surrounded by Thar will definitely push the right buttons.

Moreover, the top places to visit in Bikaner:

  1. Junagarh Fort
  2. Lalgarh Palace
  3. Bhandasar Jain Temple
  4. Prachina Museum
  5. Devi Kund Sagar

JODHPUR

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Jodhpur is the blue enigma of India that gives the most confident and vibrant strokes to the painting we know as Rajasthan.  Moreover, like every other city in the vicinity of Rajasthan, Jodhpur too is a flamboyant destination for a palace hunt. However, what makes it different from all the other destination is its appeal and ambience that calls for a cultural avalanche.

Top places to visit in Jodhpur:

  1. Umaid Bhawan Palace
  2. Mehrangarh Fort
  3. Jaswant Thada
  4. Rao Jodha Desert Rock Park
  5. Camel Safari in Thar

JAISALMER

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Jaisalmer is the Rajasthan of your dream. And, it also is the living epitome of the culture in Rajasthan.

Furthermore, this beautiful city offers you the pleasures of living in tents, riding on camels and munching on lip-smacking Rajasthani delicacies.

The climate is always in extremes here in this estate. However, the fervor on the streets and also in the desert never slows down. So, don’t miss it for the world.

Top places to visit in Jaisalmer:

  1. Jaisalmer Fort
  2. Patwon ki Haveli
  3. Gadisar Lake
  4. Moti Mahal
  5. Nathmal ki Haveli

MANDAWA

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Mandawa is a perfect epitome of rural tourism in India. This ethnic village caters to travellers who travel to Rajasthan in order to absorb its lush culture.

This tourist village bestows the sight of magnanimous Haveli painted in the vibrant colours of its rich culture. The best part is, the village aces the Rajasthani arts and crafts here. So, if you need some ethnic gifts to take back home, you know where to go.

Top places to visit in Mandawa:

  1. Snehi Ram Ladia Haveli
  2. Harlalka Well
  3. Golden Haveli

RANTHAMBORE

Delhi to Rajasthan road trip gives you the sheer delight of sharing a space with the fierce striped beast of India. Come, see the Bengal tiger in its natural habitat amidst the golden forests of Sawai Madhopur.

Moreover, this place has over 300 species of animals and over 150 species of birds in its vicinity. So, if you do the math right, it is a lot!

Tiger, safari trucks, and tucked away jungle, can it get any better?

PUSHKAR

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Pushkar is the sparkling element of spirituality on the royal treasures of Rajasthan.  Furthermore, this charismatic sacred city lightens up with the luminance of its 52 Ghats.

Famous for its international camel festival, Pushkar is the spice to the Delhi to Rajasthan road trip that adds a different flavour to the outlook of this state and this trip in general.

Top places to visit in Pushkar:

  1. Pushkar Lake
  2. Pushkar Adventure camp and safari
  3. Mahadeva Temple
  4. Merta
  5. Naga Pahar

BEST TIME TO TAKE DELHI TO RAJASTHAN ROAD TRIP

We have already talked about the best time to visit in Rajasthan on our “best places and time to travel in India” blog. Still, for a road trip, in particular, there are few amendments needed. Let’s jump right into it, shall we?

However, we have already told you the best time to visit Rajasthan is from October to March. Still, the problem that persists is the crowd and jam-packed roads.

Furthermore, ou can take the road to Rajasthan in summer too, if you keep the blazing sun and scorching heat aside. So, if you are able to beat the desert heat, then, from the price and crowd point of view, the option seems reasonable.

TIPS AND TRICKS FOR DELHI TO RAJASTHAN ROAD TRIP

Driving 101! Tips for driving on Delhi to Rajasthan road trip:

  1. Plan early morning drives. Thats beacuse not only will it save you from the midday heat, but will also give you the flexibility of speeding on the road and driving at utmost ease. And, that’s a mandatory box to tick on a Delhi to Rajasthan road trip or any road trip in general, don’t you think?
  1. Rajasthan highways are super comfortable but don’t you ever make the mistake of travelling these boulevards in open jeeps. So, always opt for covered vehicles.
  1. The last few kilometers to Udaipur and Jaipur will involve travelling through the hills. So, it may take more time than anticipated.
  1. Stick to one route and don’t rely on Google maps if it suggests you an alternate route that involves off-roading. Furthermore, no GPS can detect the congestion and the size of a route, which is a big issue in India. So, if you are travelling in big vehicles and want to avoid hours of delay because of narrow lanes, then, stick to the highways at all times.
  1. Limit the speed. Whenever not on expressways make sure your vehicle’s speed is controllable because there are high chances that you’ll find livestock sitting in the middle of the road.
  1. Stay Calm. Don’t lose your calm even if people are breaking all the possible traffic rules and there is unnecessary honking involved. Furthermore, a bad day is the last thing you want on your Rajasthan road trip itinerary.

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An engineer by education and writer by choice. She is a globetrotter with a pure desi heart. Her notion spree runs faster than a jet when she entangles herself with the thread of any culture. Her zeal for writing originates from her love for reading and trust us! She is a complete Potterhead.


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